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System and method for measuring web page advertisement impressions
A system and method for measuring user interaction with a defined space, such as an advertisement space, on network site on a network, preferably being a web...
Method for modeling speech harmonic magnitudes
A system or method for modeling a signal, such as a speech signal, in which harmonic frequencies and amplitudes are identified and the harmonic magnitudes are...
Method and apparatus for speech reconstruction within a distributed speech
A method and apparatus for speech reconstruction within a distributed speech recognition system is provided herein. Missing MFCCs are reconstructed and utilized...
Method and apparatus of muting an alert
A wireless communication device (100, 800) is provided with a movement sensor (802), and circuitry for controlling the operation of the wireless communication...
Duel grounded internal antenna
A dual grounded internal antenna (110) is described herein. The dual grounded internal antenna (110) may include a first ground plane (210), a second ground...
Method and apparatus for channel sharing between multiple communication
Remote units within a first communication system (121) utilizes frequencies (channels) from a second communication system (120) when placing a call. When a first...
Method and apparatus for broadcast service classification and notification
A system (100) and methods (400, 500) for alerting user equipment devices (116) in a wireless communication network (102) to broadcasts while limiting the amount...
Circuit to prevent acoustic feedback for a cellular speakerphone
This invention includes a circuit for the prevention of acoustic feedback between an electronic device and an audio accessory. In a preferred embodiment, the...
Frequency tracking loop and method of frequency tracking
A frequency tracking loop (100) includes: a mixer (122) for correcting frequency offset of an input radio signal that includes bursts of known data; a frequency...
Method and system for initializing a training period in a turbo decoding
A method for processing an information sequence with an iterative decoder is provided. The information sequence is divided into a current window and at least one...
Excess delay spread detection method for multi-carrier communication
A method for detecting a presence of an excess delay spread within a received signal is provided. First, a quantitative estimation of a similarity of two...
Vehicle active network with data redundancy
A vehicle active network (12) communicatively couples devices (14-20) within a vehicle (10). Device operation is independent of the interface (22-28) of the...
Text compression method and apparatus
A technique for constructing a dictionary word list for use in a data compressor is provided by determining a set of words that are included in the dictionary...
Charging system for electronic devices
Charging systems (10, 70) are disclosed that generally employ forces generated by at least one magnet (16 22) or (76 82) to guide and urge a rechargeable,...
Method and apparatus for solder-less attachment of an electronic device to
a textile circuit
A method and apparatus form electrical connections between electronic circuits and conductive threads (102, 104, 106, 108) that are interwoven into textile...
Distributed speech recognition with back-end voice activity detection
apparatus and method
In a distributed voice recognition system, a back-end pattern matching unit 27 can be informed of voice activity detection information as developed through use...
Wireless communication device with variable antenna radiation pattern and
A communication device 10 and a corresponding method are arranged for changing the radiation pattern of an antenna 14, where the radiation pattern of the antenna...
Method and apparatus for allocating a communication resource in a
broadband communication system
A communication resource that includes a communication channel is allocated in response to a received communication resource access request, wherein the access...
Method of targeting a message to a communication device selected from
among a set of communication devices
A method for sending messages from a particular device to one or more other devices communicants (300) uses the relative geographic location of the targeted...
Method and apparatus for distributing processing load for decoding radio
A method for receiving a radio communication in a radio communication system (100) shares the downlink processing burden among members of a local group of local...
Location based grouping for wireless network coverage area
Location-based grouping according to the present invention enables grouping of wireless network subscribers (S1 S4) based on their location within a coverage...
Communication device with intelligent communication management and method
A communication device (100) having intelligent communication management includes a transceiver (110), a memory (120), and a communications manager application...
Communication system with call quality indication and method of operation
A communication system (10) for providing call quality indication includes a plurality of communication devices (75) and a system controller (40). The plurality...
Method and apparatus for determining block match quality
A method and apparatus for determining the quality of a block match for a candidate motion vector in a video encoder system using motion vectors representing the...
Method and apparatus for a mobile node to maintain location privacy from
selected correspondent nodes
An IP mobility solution for mobile network(s) that combines features of IP multicast and mobile IPv6. The mobile network defines a mobile router (106) attached...
Method and apparatus for source device synchronization in a communication
A communications method including the steps of: activating a plurality of signal sources, and transmitting a synchronization event to the plurality of signal...
Method and apparatus for distributing information
A communication unit, system, and corresponding method are arranged for distributing information. The communications unit comprises: a receiver to receive a...
Methods for managing a pool of multicast addresses and allocating
addresses in a communications system
In a communications system having a plurality of endpoints each including a logical entity and its physical counterpart, a method for managing a pool of...
Subscriber device with adaptable user interface and method thereof
An adaptable user interface and method thereof for a subscriber device (FIG. 1, FIG. 2 et sequence) includes a plurality of keys (205, 207) arranged and...
Detachable antenna module
A detachable antenna module (100) is provided for attachment to a wireless communication device (102) that has a built-in antenna (300). The detachable antenna...
System and method for preventing unauthorized use of a device
A system (100) and method (200) for preventing unauthorized use of a device (114). The system (100) includes a biometric reader (110) and an authentication unit...
Housing for a communication device or similar article
Full-span switched fabric carrier module and method
A multi-service platform system (100) includes a switched fabric backplane (102), a baseboard (104) coupled to interface with the switched fabric backplane, a...
Method and apparatus for reducing transmitter peak power requirements
using dual matrices
An apparatus and method thereof for processing base band signals to reduce peak power requirements for a multi-channel transmitter is disclosed. The apparatus...
MMSE reception of DS-CDMA with transmit diversity
A pilot signal enters a first MMSE receiver (201) and a second signal enters a second MMSE receiver (202). The first MMSE receiver (201) performs a channel...
Segmented and distributed path optimization in a communication network
The invention provides for path optimization for routing of a communication session in a network having a plurality of core networks coupled to a plurality of...
Method and apparatus for indication of a charging condition
The invention concerns an apparatus (100) for indication of a charging condition. The apparatus includes an indication circuit (126) having at least one...
Micellar technology for post-etch residues
A method is provided herein for cleaning a semiconductor device. In accordance with the method, a semiconductor device is provided (11), and a micellar solution...
Portable communication device
Compact PCI backplane and method of data transfer across the compact PCI
A method of directly transferring data across a CompactPCI.TM. backplane (170) via a fully meshed orthogonal network (370). The CompactPCI backplane (170)...
Method and apparatus for managing a task list using location based
A method for managing a task list utilizes location-based filtering to generate a reminder to a user of a communication device to perform an outstanding task....
Apparatus for displaying an illumination pattern and method thereof
An apparatus and method for displaying an illumination pattern includes a plurality of illumination regions (222, 224, 226 and 228), wherein each of the...
Method and apparatus for mitigating power-control errors during a soft
handoff in a wireless communication system
A plurality of base stations (600) are programmed (702) with a uniform power-control bit pattern to be sent to a mobile unit during a plurality of power-control...
Method and apparatus for updating a subscriber identity in a mobile
An apparatus and method for updating a subscriber identity in a mobile communication device. The apparatus can include a subscriber module, a memory configured...
Multi-mode receiver for frequency error mitigation
The present invention provides a multimode receiver design for mitigation of frequency offset by selective demodulation of an input modulated signal. The...
Adaptive equalizer for variable length sound tubes utilizing an acoustic
pressure response measurement
A test signal is generated in a device having a sound tube and a microphone. An acoustic wave is generated in the sound tube from the test signal. The acoustic...
Method and apparatus for automated correlation of digital modulation
A method and apparatus for automated correlation of digital modulation impairment is described. The technique obtains soft decision data (116, 2502) and extracts...